Zip codes along the Main Line scored high on the top 100.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Nate Adams
Tuesday, February 26
Villanova, Gladwyne and Merion Station top the Philadelphia Business Journal's list of the Greater Philadelphia Area's 100 wealthiest zip codes. The Journal's list comes courtesy of Esri, a geographic information provider. The site does not disclose its method for ranking the zip codes. Check out their full story here to see what zip codes made the list, and check below to see which Philly Patch towns made the list. Ranking Broomall 19066
$1.1 million in previously awarded grants rescinded; new contract requirements for grant recipients
Montgomery County on Thursday unveiled a new $17.2 million open space plan that runs through 2016 and introduces new procedures intended to increase the accountability of open space grant recipients. The new plan includes more than $3.8 million for trail projects within the county, including the resurfacing of two two-mile segments on the Schuylkill River Trail and the Perkiomen Trail, which the county said receive 400,000 visits per year. Another $1.6 million will be spent on improvements to a number of county parks, including the Norristown Farm Park, the Peter Wentz Farmstead in Worcester, Lower Perkiomen Valley Park in Oaks, and Upper Schuylkill Valley Park in Upper Providence. $3 million is earmarked between 2013-15 for the …